Worksheet: Relating Addition to Subtraction: Numbers up to 10

In this worksheet, we will practice writing a family of addition and subtraction facts linking three numbers up to 10.

Q1:

There are 5 green counters and 4 blue counters.

There are 9 counters altogether.

Finish the family of facts.

  • A
  • B+
  • C=

Q2:

Here are two number sentences that have a missing number: 96=,6+=9. What is the missing number that completes both of the number sentences?

Q3:

The total number of building blocks is 3+5=8. Write a subtraction equation to show how many building blocks are green.

  • A 5 3 = 2
  • B 8 5 = 3
  • C 8 3 = 5
  • D 8 5 = 2

Q4:

Daniel has 4 yellow balloons and 5 green balloons.

Write an addition equation to represent the total number of balloons.

  • A 5 4 = 1
  • B 8 5 = 4
  • C 3 + 5 = 8
  • D 4 + 5 = 9

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balloons are yellow.

  • A 9 4 = 5
  • B 9 5 = 4
  • C 4 + 4 = 8
  • D 4 + 5 = 9

Q5:

As shown in the following diagram, 1+3=4.

Complete the following: 1=3.

Complete the following: 4=1.

Q6:

There are 9 balls in total which are represented by 5+4=9.

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balls are green.

  • A 9 4 = 4
  • B 9 5 = 4
  • C 9 4 = 5
  • D 9 5 = 5

Write a subtraction equation to show how many balls are blue.

  • A 9 5 = 5
  • B 9 4 = 5
  • C 9 5 = 4
  • D 9 4 = 4

Q7:

There are 4 red birds and 2 yellow birds.